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Moore Institute news

Success stories

Articles describing people, organizations and communities successfully using nutrition to improve health.

Sustainable farm supports budding Latino farmers
Farm is run on "horsepower"

One school's quest to serve healthy whole foods
Low-income public charter school in Medford, Ore. serves three fresh from-scratch meals daily

One university's attempt to improve the health culture on campus
George Fox University implements Nutrition Matters Program to weave nutrition importance throughout campus culture

School creates morning "nutrition break" for all students
Tillamook Junior High School develops innovative method to increase breakfast participation

Collaboration stories

Articles highlighting the Moore Institute's work with community-based organizations.

Familias en Acción: Working together to improve the health of Oregon Latinx 

Statement from Moore Institute Senior International Fellow, Tessa Roseboom, Ph.D.

Professor Roseboom had planned to be in Portland this past May, to talk about her work on the Dutch Hunger Winter. However, due to the Covid-19 crisis everything was cancelled and she postponed her trip. Worried about increased stress levels, domestic violence incidence and diminished food availability, she wrote a  thoughtful message on the need for social support and how it can be an antidote during this time. Read her full statement